This is a desirable multi-candle holder; it is elegant, yet restrained and, being a period 18th century example with no repairs or alterations, it weighs a ton. It was entirely cast from molds, as opposed to pressed metal. Please see a related chandelier in the Herbert Schiffer's famous Brass Book
, commonly used for reference (see scan below). Included with this chandelier is a trammel which completes a very substantial lighting fixture. Trammels are hard to find, and quite practical, because they allow one to adjust hanging height within approximately a foot before a chain becomes necessary if the ceiling is very high. We acquired two of these chandeliers, very slightly different from the same collection (see sw01987
Height: 19 1/2" in Diameter: 20"
Trammel: 16 1/4" - 23"